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Hussein, ibn Talal Syllabification: Hus·sein, ibn Talal
Pronunciation: /ho͝oˈsān/
(also Husain)

Definition of Hussein, ibn Talal in English:

(1935–99), king of Jordan 1953–99. Hussein sought to maintain good relations both with the West and with other Arab nations, but his moderate policies created problems with Palestinian refugees from Israel within Jordan. During the Gulf War, he supported Iraq, but in 1994 he signed a treaty that normalized relations with Israel. He was succeeded by his son Abdullah.
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